Courses & Programs

Infant and Toddler Development, Learning and Care

COURSE CODE: EDU 217

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: EDU 104, EDU 101 each with a grade of C or better and eligibility for ENG 101

An introduction to the early education and care principles and practices that support development and learning for children ages birth-36 months. Students will review and design curricula that incorporate a relationship-based approach and support developmentally appropriate experiences across all developmental domains. Course content and assignments will align with the Massachusetts Early Learning Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Students will review, assess, and create educational plans and materials for the social, emotional, language/communication, cognitive, fine motor, and gross motor areas of development.Prerequisites: EDU 104, EDU 101 each with a grade of C or better and eligibility for ENG 101